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 Forum: On-Going Research Projects   Topic: Lead bag and cloth seals

Posted: Sun Mar 22, 2020 10:35 am 

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Another for the gallery well done :g50:

 Forum: LATEST NEWS   Topic: Rare Roman coin minted thousands of years ago

Posted: Fri Mar 20, 2020 12:48 pm 

Replies: 2
Views: 136


It seems a lot must still be recording :g43: I have a feeling a lot of newcomers to the hobby do not agree with it, too many Facebook groups slagging the PAS off, and especially the treasure process :g48:

 Forum: LATEST NEWS   Topic: Vandals scrawl Nazi swastikas on graves

Posted: Fri Oct 11, 2019 4:47 pm 

Replies: 10
Views: 931


Vandals scrawl Nazi swastikas on graves and kick over dozens of headstones at British and Commonwealth cemetery in Israel - this makes my blood boil :g44: :g44: :g44: https://www.msn.com/en-gb/news/uknews/vandals-scrawl-nazi-swastikas-on-graves-and-kick-over-dozens-of-headstones-at-british-and-comm...

 Forum: LATEST NEWS   Topic: A gentle reminder to all who detect.

Posted: Wed Sep 11, 2019 4:00 pm 

Replies: 3
Views: 708


[quote="History Hunter"]Please be alert at all times. Woman fighting for life after being trampled by cows that killed her dog. https://www.msn.com/en-gb/news/uknews/woman-fighting-for-life-after-being-trampled-by-cows-that-killed-her-dog/ar-AAH8Emu?li=AAnZ9Ug[/quo There was a herd of bull...

 Forum: On-Going Research Projects   Topic: Livery buttons

 Post subject: Re: Livery buttons
Posted: Mon Sep 09, 2019 6:19 pm 

Replies: 508
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Bank of England button found by Margaret Watson
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 Forum: LATEST NEWS   Topic: BT Yahoo email

 Post subject: Re: BT Yahoo email
Posted: Thu Sep 05, 2019 10:38 am 

Replies: 6
Views: 818


I am with BT and my e-mail is working fine :g58: But I don't use my yahoo e-mail I have always stuck with @btinternet.com as my primary e-mail and googlemail as my back up :g58:

 Forum: LATEST NEWS   Topic: Adam & Lisa - the Norman Hoard

Posted: Wed Aug 28, 2019 5:06 pm 

Replies: 24
Views: 2357


At last the amazing Norman hoard found by Adam & Lisa has been revealed to the public today and featured on our local West Country News... https://www.itv.com/news/2019-08-28/norman-conquest-coin-cache-shows-evidence-of-tax-evasion/ Well done these two a very knowledgeable pair of detectorist's...

 Forum: LATEST NEWS   Topic: Drug laced cake apparently sneaked onto a rally

Posted: Tue Aug 27, 2019 10:58 am 

Replies: 34
Views: 2884


Definitely not ordinary dope, weed, grass, and not lsd. More a bad manufactured heavy, such as spice. I was there from the beginning, doing first aid as they dropped. The symptoms were weird ..the first two who dropped we initially thought sunstroke but they were stoney, then for the extreme cases ...

 Forum: LATEST NEWS   Topic: Drug laced cake apparently sneaked onto a rally

Posted: Tue Aug 27, 2019 10:01 am 

Replies: 34
Views: 2884


i heard craig was in hospital Sorry to ask who is Craig? Craig Alison owner of Crawfords detectors in Scunthorpe. This was at my clubs CTTS weekend rally, which I did not attend, but 20 people ended up in hospital with 7 ambulances attending. I agree with the sentiments aired above, I might add I k...

 Forum: On-Going Research Projects   Topic: Lead dress or hem curtain weights.

Posted: Wed Aug 14, 2019 8:53 pm 

Replies: 7
Views: 1562


john winter wrote:
Dave - is 2783 yours?
If so I can Credit DONNYDAVE and link to this forum. Please advise.

No I only recorded two on there 10390 and 14722 :g43:

 Forum: On-Going Research Projects   Topic: Lead dress or hem curtain weights.

Posted: Tue Aug 13, 2019 5:56 pm 

Replies: 7
Views: 1562


Old Git John wrote:
I am with you Dave.

Hi John I wonder if there is a mixture out there, some thinner ones lead buttons and the thicker more substantial hem weights :g43: Ged Dodd is one of those that insist's they are from clothe covered buttons :g58:

 Forum: On-Going Research Projects   Topic: Lead dress or hem curtain weights.

Posted: Tue Aug 13, 2019 5:52 pm 

Replies: 7
Views: 1562


It will be difficult to show pictures of a hem weight in use. But weight (sic) a moment. I'll try one on the palm of my hand. Not easy. This may interest you: https://www.johnwinter.net/jw/2014/07/the-lead-whirligig/ Picture courtesy of Ace detectorist, Randy Dee. Thank you John Winter for the ment...

 Forum: On-Going Research Projects   Topic: Lead dress or hem curtain weights.

Posted: Mon Aug 12, 2019 6:06 pm 

Replies: 7
Views: 1562


I am seeing a lot of comments from people saying that hem weights are now known to be buttons, and they had material around them then sewn onto garments :g43: I like to think the original idea of weighting down long dresses or curtains is a more plausible idea :g58: Some of the hem weights I have fo...

 Forum: LATEST NEWS   Topic: 12th Century priory project near Yorkshire village

Posted: Sat Aug 10, 2019 9:28 am 

Replies: 2
Views: 592


Not far from me and even closer to Dazz, I used to pass through here, (Hampole) on my way to work when I worked at Kingsley drift mine near Wakefield. A worthy project and cause, I think more of this kind of help should be offered to people suffering from this unseen and sometimes fatal illness :g58:

 Forum: LATEST NEWS   Topic: AMERICAN INDIAN SAILED TO EUROPE WITH VIKINGS?

Posted: Thu Aug 08, 2019 3:18 pm 

Replies: 1
Views: 572


Interesting read :g50:
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